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3. Sibiraea tomentosa Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 5: 270. 1921.

毛叶鲜卑花 mao ye xian bei hua

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Branchets sericeous-pubescent when young, almost glabrescent; buds long ovoid, sightly tomentose. Leaves clustered at tips of short branches; leaf blade oblong-obovate to oblanceolate, 5–7 × 2–2.5 cm, slightly leathery, densely white sericeous-tomentose on both surfaces when young, later sparsely tomentose only abaxially, base cuneate, apex acute. Panicle 5–8 × 3–4.5 cm; peduncle sparsely villous; bracts ca. 2 mm, slightly pubescent, apex obtuse. Flowers 5–8 mm in diam.; pedicel ca. 2 mm, slightly villous. Hypanthium sparsely villous abaxially. Sepals triangular or broadly so, ca. 1.5 mm, sparsely villous on both surfaces. Petals yellow-white, spatulate, base cuneate, apex obtuse. Carpels pubescent along adaxial suture. Follicles erect, 3–4 mm; fruiting pedicel 2–3 mm, sparsely villous. Fl. Jun, fr. Aug.

Slopes, stream sides, moist places on rocks; 3500--4000 m. NW Yunnan.


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